In their White Bear Lake apartment around 3:30 a.m. last Tuesday, Carlos Houston's girlfriend confronted him about a hickey on his neck she didn't give him. But Carlos was drunk and unapologetic, telling her that if she thought the hickey was something, she should get a load of the photos of other w ... More >>
Nearly three years after he was roughed up and arrested for allegedly swiping free samples from the White Bear Township Cub Foods, 68-year-old Erwin Lingitz has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $375,000 in damages.SEE ALSO: Camera unlawfully taken by Ramsey County deputy: "If I end up on YouTube, I'm ... More >>
Upset with her Apple Valley neighbor, Branda Sanchez devised a creative scheme to get back at her: signing her up for 23 magazine subscriptions to the tune of $520.SEE ALSO: White Bear Lake neighbor from hell is a Met Council executive assistantBut police eventually figured out that Sanchez, 50, was ... More >>
This week marks 10 years since the national release of Minneapolis rock heroes Flipp's Volume. Known for their incredible promotional stunts, the band celebrated the release by playing full concerts in three lucky fans' garages in one day. I happened to be one of those lucky fans. Ten years later, I ... More >>
If the most recent allegations against her are true -- and based on her track record, it's nearly impossible to believe they aren't -- you have to wonder what the decision makers at the Metropolitan Council saw and continue to see in Lori Christensen.Christensen -- 49, a single mother, and employed ... More >>
Chef-owner Margaret Doran at Margaux's Table.After the city effectively pulled the plug on Margaret Doran's White Bear Lake restaurant business, she's relaunched Margaux's Table as a catering business, offering fancy, Friday night meals for takeout.
Get on Doran's Facebook page or email lis ... More >>
Lynching jokes usually don't go over as planned.Four hockey players from Stillwater are facing a one-game suspension this week for some ill-received Facebook humor.
Before a game against White Bear Lake last week, the high school girls posted a picture of a teddy bear wearing the number 34 ... More >>
The return of Heidi's, the loss of Liberty, and more...OPEN
Heidi's (2903 Lyndale Avenue S., Minneapolis)
The Lowbrow (42nd/Nicollet, Minneapolis)
Andiamo Ristorante (1629 Lena Ct, Eagan)
University Buffet (225 University Ave. W., St. Paul)
Pasta Zola (Eden Prairie Center, Eden Prairie)
Hima ... More >>
As the sole employee of Margaux's Table in White Bear Lake, chef-owner Margaret Doran served delicious, simple lunches out of a kitchen so small that it felt as if you were a guest in her home. But a recent unexpected utility expense--the so-called "sack and whack"--forced Doran to stop meal ... More >>
Photo: Ramsey County.Police booked Rylander, 40, of St. Paul, on suspicion of possessing stolen property.Here's a very Minnesotan crime: Heisting deer heads from the Department of Natural Resources.
Police say someone broke into DNR-owned storage facilities earlier this week and left with po ... More >>
Jacob Volkmann wanted to knock a little sense into Barack Obama. Bad call.At first, we wondered whether the Secret Service was overreacting when it paid a visit to UFC fighter Jacob Volkmann in White Bear Lake.
In a post-fight interview he employed a little braggadocio about knocking some se ... More >>
courtesy of David LaRochelleMinnesota author David LaRochelle illustrates children's books and pumpkins. See a slideshow of LaRochelle's amazing artIf your idea of carving pumpkins involves the typical triangle eyes and a crude gap-toothed smile, prepare to have your mind expanded. David LaRo ... More >>
(Find out what's on top and bottom of this image at "Exquisite Robot." Artwork by Rogue Citizen)It's an insanely awesome weekend for free stuff. In this edition of Freeloader Friday we have a dance night that encourages bold displays of affection, a party celebrating nerds, art that features both ... More >>
Amore Coffee West, St. Paul
Darby O'Ragen's, Minneapolis (former J.J.'s Dry Dock)
Caribe, St. Paul (transition from Jay's Cafe)
Forum, Minneapolis (former Goodfellow's)
Swirl Wine Bar, Afton (w/Afton House Inn)
Ringo's, St. Louis Park
Tavern Grill, Blaine
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